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I am a mom of ten children and seven are still at home. I have been a mom since 1980 my last born in 2003. You might think that makes me crazy and you would be correct. For the first twenty years I was a working mom (when I only had three children) but when I became a full time stay at home mom I had to find something to keep me from going insane... something that showed the fruit of my labor (unlike cleaning the house that is a wreck a short time later or cooking a meal that is devoured in seconds or doing laundry that seems to multiply faster than I can wash it OR raising children... he he... now that's some scattered fruit:)and so I began to garden. I have a huge yard and my plan is only in my head... I don't think it would do any good to put it on paper because it changes continually. I am learning as I go and making many mistakes. Gardenweb has both helped me and confused me :). I don't go by the rules... I plant what I like, where I like it... and then I move it... ha! My husband calls me She-ra because I have been hauling flagstone all over the yard until I find out where it belongs. I pray a lot while I garden... it seems to be the time I spend with the Lord now that I have all these children. I pray for help with everything including my garden plan and moving those heavy flagstones. I can tell you that He is the reason for everything... including whatever has turned out well in OUR garden.

I live in: United States

My zone is: z5 IN

First registered on October 03, 2005 .